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The Kuna Family History Center serves the communities of Kuna and Melba and surrounding areas. Our goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by providing the following: <br> <br>
 
 
The Kuna Family History Center serves the communities of Kuna and Melba and surrounding areas. Our goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by:  
 
  
 
*Giving personal one-on-one assistance to patrons  
 
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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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Kuna FH Center
Address
3305 W Kuna Rd
Kuna, Idaho
208-922-1649
id_kuna@ldsmail.net
Hours
Tue: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wed-Thr: 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Sun: Closed
FHC Pages
Home
Contact Information
Upcoming Events
Calendar
Classes & Handouts
Genealogy MB
FamilySearch Indexing
Center Resources
Ordering Microfilm

The Kuna Family History Center serves the communities of Kuna and Melba and surrounding areas. Our goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by providing the following:

  • Giving personal one-on-one assistance to patrons
  • Providing access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program .
  • Providing Classes and Workshops

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Phone: 208-922-1649

E-mail: id_kuna@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday:  9:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday:6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Other Times Available by Appointment, call or email to schedule.

Holiday Closure Schedule: New Year's Day, Presidents Day, Easter Sunday, General Conference Weekends, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Week of Christmas, Week After Christmas, New Years Eve Day



Calendar and Events

Kuna Family History Center Calendar

Upcoming Events


Class Schedule and Handouts

Monthly Family History Class –Special Interest Topics and Current Events
held on 3rd Sun on Odd # Months at 6:30pm; On 3rd Thur on Even # Months at 7:30pm
Oct 17, Thursday, at 7:30pm, Locating Information: “Finding the Easy Stuff”
Nov 17, Sunday, at 6:30pm, Photos and Stories: “Attaching the Memory”
Family History Basics Class, Every Tue 2:30-3:30pm and Every Thur 7:00-8:00pm, except the 3rd Thur of Even # Months.  This is a continuous 5 Week Series, Join at anytime,5 Week Class Series with Workshop Time: Getting Started, FamilySearch Family Tree, Prepare Names for the Temple, Sources, Stories, Photos.
Melba FH Class and Computer Lab, in the Seminary Room, 2nd Wed on the Month at 7pm: 6 Computers available, Topics or Help as Requested
Personal Genealogy Program Training: Getting Started, Migrating from PAF, Using Features, Topics as Requested. 'Help available on any program on any Thursday. User groups as follows:
Legacy Famiy Tree Maker Users Meeting and Training, 1st Thr at 7pm
RootsMagic Users Meeting and Training, 2nd Thr at 7 pm
Ancestral Quest Users Meeting and Training, 4th Thr at 7pm
Mesa FamilySearch Library Webcasts check here for Webcasts.

Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop

Genealogy Merit Badge Resources, Requirements and Worksheet

Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:

  • Contact a family member by telephone, e-mail or letter, and interview them about their life. Ask about events that have occurred and where they happened. Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete a pedigree chart. Click here for a .pdf fill-in pedigree chart. The information can also be handwritten. List yourself and at least two additional generations. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete two family group sheets, one listing your parents and all of the children in your family, and another listing one of your parents and their siblings in a family group with your grandparents. Click here for a .pdf fill-in family group sheet. The information can also be handwritten. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.
  • List 8 to ten important events in your life (time line) and bring the list to the workshop.

If Scouts complete the items above before coming to the library, and bring their documents with them, they will be able to complete the following requirements at the library, and have authorized personnel certify the completion of their merit badge requirements.

Requirements to be completed at the library:

  • Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."
  • Using your time line, write a short autobiography of your life.
  • Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.
  • Contact a genealogical repository.
  • Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.
  • Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.

Family History Staff Training Meetings and Training

Oct 17, at 7:00pm to 7:30pm, 3rd Thursday

Nov 17, at 6:00pm to 6:30pm, 3rd Sunday

December no staff meeting or class


FamilySearch Indexing

Kuna Stake Indexing Director is Glen Edwards, contact him at eagappraisal@yahoo.com or 888-9592

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • (List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)

Ordering Microfilm

  • The Family History Library Catalog is available online, and can be searched by place name, family surname, resource title, author, subject, call number, film number or key word. Click the down arrow at the end of the Search field to select the category of information you wish to search. If you find a film you’d like to view, you can order that film using the on-line film ordering.
  • For more information, see Ordering Microfilm Online. You may obtain a paper Microfilm Request form at your local Family History Center if on-line ordering is not available in your area.
There is a small fee charged for ordering films and fiche that helps defray the cost of copying and shipping. There is no charge to view films from a center’s “Resident Film Collection.” Some Centers offer access to printers and digital scanners at a per-page cost. Check with a FHC Staff member to ask that Center’s fee schedule.
Microfilms are typically available at the center for 90 days. Films can become “extended” status films and be made available at that center indefinitely. Microfiche become part of a center's permanent collection (not returned). For more specific information about film ordering, ask a staff member at your local Family History Center.
All microfilm and microfiche must be viewed at the Family History Center where they were ordered. They cannot be transferred to another Family History Center facility, or be removed from the center to view at another location.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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